#WaterTechNews How New York City Gets its Water to Inventive Wastewater Recycling Facilities in Karama

New wastewater facilities are becoming increasingly popular and water-tech is progressing at impressive speeds. Here are 4 articles that caught our eye, this week… Discover everything from inventive smart wastewater recycling facilities in Karama to how New York City gets its water through amazing engineering

How New York City Gets Its Water – trojanuv.com
new york skyline“New York City’s water distribution system truly is an engineering marvel. The New York Times recently wrote an article titled “How New York Gets Its Water.” It tells you exactly how the city delivers what has been called “the champagne of drinking water” to 9.5 million people.”
Israeli Science Teacher Invents Low-tech Water Treatment System – haaretz.com
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Credit: Lauren Sonnenberg

“A simple rainwater utilization technique invented by a 63-year-old Jerusalemite science teacher is now flushing toilets at about 140 Israeli schools, three in the U.S. (watch that number rise), and is bringing potable water to schools in Kenya, where Amir Yechieli says the kids don’t only drink it during school, they take clean water home in bottles too.”

Karama residents can now recycle waste smartly – khaleejtimes.com
Untitled design (4)“Dubai Municipality officials launched the second smart centre for collecting recyclable material in Karama on Sunday. As part of ‘Smart Sustainability Oasis Project’, the centre was in-stalled just outside Karama Park to encourage Dubai residents to segregate and recycle 18 kinds of waste.”
Israel Proves the Desalination Era Is Here – scientificamerican.com
Untitled design (5)“Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two concrete reservoirs the size of football fields and watch water pour into them from a massive pipe emerging from the sand. The pipe is so large I could walk through it standing upright, were it not full of Mediterranean seawater pumped from an intake a mile offshore.”

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